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Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha

Although we focus each year on Ramadan, there are other Islamic holidays and celebrations. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha are the two major holidays that Muslims in the United States observe. Eid Al-Fitr (Festival of the Breaking of the Fast)…

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Night of Power

In the Bible in Genesis 16:11, Ishmael was the first person named by the living God before he was even born. His name means “God hears.” The Qur’an upholds the Muslim belief that Ishmael, not Isaac, was Abraham’s ultimate heir….

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Islamic Propaganda to Our Children

Teen Vogue, with a target demographic of teenage girls between the ages of 13 and 19, has 11.6 million digital users and 13.6 million social media followers. In March, in conjunction with the website, MuslimGirl, the online magazine, published a…

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A Shift in Muhammad’s Revelations

Overall, the revelations that Muhammad allegedly received from the angel Gabriel during his time in Mecca were peaceful. However, after the death of his uncle, Muhammad migrated from Mecca to the city of Yathrib (now known as Medina) in 622…

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Muhammad’s New Religion

As taught in Islam, Muhammad’s wife, Khadijah, insisted that Muhammad’s spiritual encounters with the angel Gabriel proved he was a prophet. Muhammad began to declare to the people of Mecca that he was a prophet in the same lineage as…

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Muhammad and the Beginning of Islam

How did the Muslim religion begin? Islam began more than 500 years after the death of Christ with the birth of Muhammad in 570 AD in Mecca (Saudi Arabia). Sadly, his father died before his birth, and his mother died when…

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Muhammad – Islam’s Final Prophet

In our last post, we talked about the uniqueness of Jesus (Isa) in Islam. In the Qur’an, Jesus is one of 25 “prophets” that most Islamic scholars recognize. Most of these are Biblical figures whose names Christians will readily recognize…

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The Unique Nature of Jesus

Both Christians and Muslims believe in Jesus, however Muslims do not believe that Jesus is the Son of God. There are areas of agreement though between Christians and Muslims which make Jesus unique even within Islam. For instance, Muslims believe…

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Islam’s Identity Crisis

To completely deal with a spiritual issue, God looks at the root. At the root of Islam is an identity crisis. All Muslims consider themselves the spiritual descendants of Ishmael, Abraham’s son. In fact, Muhammad was a direct descendent of…

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The Gospel from a Shame/Honor Perspective

The UN Refugee Agency reports that there are currently 26.4 million people around the world that are refugees. Of this 26.4 million, 6.7 million are from Syria and 2.6 million are from Afghanistan – both primarily Islamic nations, and both…

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